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This is an activity about searching online data archives for solar wind events. Learners will find at least three episodes of increased solar wind activity impacting Earth using direct measurements of solar wind velocity and density. Then, they will characterize each events by its rise time, the time it takes for the solar wind speed to rise from normal levels to the peak speed of the event, and the percentage increase in solar wind velocity. This is Activity 11 of the Space Weather Forecast curriculum.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

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oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123550243T,Grade 6,NSDL,Grade 5,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Grade 8,Grade 9,Earth and space science:Solar system:The sun:Solar physics,Mathematics:Problem solving,Space Science,Mathematics,Grade 7,Upper Elementary,Grade 10,Grade 11,Grade 12,Mathematics:Data collection, analysis and probability,Middle School,Elementary School,Physics,Heliophysics,Earth and space science:Solar system:The sun:Space weather,High School,Space science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Mathematics:Measurement

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English

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